Girl Scouts of Connecticut CFO Honored by Hartford Business Journal
November 14, 2013
Wethersfield native Tasha Jackson, Chief Financial Officer of Girl Scouts of Connecticut, was recognized amongst her peers at the Hartford Business Journal’s 2013 CFO of the Year Luncheon on Tuesday, November 12. Jackson was one of 15 finalists for the award.
“The work that Tasha does for our organization is immense in scope and in time,” said Mary Barneby, CEO, Girl Scouts of Connecticut. “For more than 4 years, Tasha has been instrumental in ensuring our council’s financial health, while overseeing information technology, human resources, and staying connected to the strategic outlook for the organization. She was a natural nomination for us as a CFO of the Year. We couldn’t be prouder of her many contributions to our organization.”
Jackson has more than 12 years experience as a senior level executive in the financial arena. Before joining Girl Scouts of Connecticut, Jackson held the position of Chief Financial Officer for the Marketing Research Association in Glastonbury where she directed the organization’s financial, information technology, and human resources infrastructure to fund operations and increase efficiency. She is a graduate of the University of Hartford and Post University, where she earned a B.S., Insurance & Finance and an M.B.A., Leadership, respectively.
“I was truly surprised by this recognition,” Jackson said. “I’m honored that Girl Scouts of Connecticut would nominate me for this award and I’m truly appreciative of their kind words and praise. Everyone has a strong sense of commitment to the girls, volunteers, and our mission, which makes my job so rewarding.”